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Keeping the Body in Mind, in Youth with Psychosis’ Satellite Symposium, Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network

Toronto, Ontario
May 21, 2015

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (EDT)
Oakham House, 63 Gould Street
 
During this one-day event on improving the physical health of young people with psychosis, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with world-renowned experts on managing weight gain, metabolic syndrome and diabetes in persons receiving early psychosis intervention (EPI).
 
Attend this symposium to learn:

  • About the need for early, regular metabolic monitoring and lifestyle approaches to preserve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals with psychosis;
  • How weight gain and metabolic abnormalities develop in youth starting antipsychotic medications;
  • Lifestyle and skills interventions that can help reduce weight gain in people starting antipsychotic medication;
  • Strategies to improve collaboration with primary care providers;
  • Neutraceutical approaches that improve the metabolic status of individuals with psychosis.

Who should attend?

Psychiatrists, nurses, front-line mental health professionals and advocates including social workers, family doctors, patients and families involved with early psychosis intervention.

Admission is free. Space is extremely limited.

To see the flyer and to register for either in person or webinar, visit http://eenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/EPION-May-Symposium-Flyer-201....